How to trust a Python library?

As an IT professional with a mind-set based on open-source software, Python is the most used language for me in every day. Python is a natural choice for a broad spectrum of tasks, from system operations to machine learning. The reason for that is, obviously, the libraries. Easy to install, well-prepared documentation, community-driven development, and […]

RRDtool – InfluxDB – Grafana / Read – Write – Monitor

During my first few weeks of working at a TELCO company, I was tasked with handling RRD files. RRD’s (round-robin database) are data storage files containing time-series data with ranging resolutions. Because of the way data is stored in RRD files, the system storage footprint is always constant. I was responsible for reading the data […]